29th Sep 2020
Finnester Coatings has strengthened its activities in German speaking countries, the D- A-CH region, comprising Germany, Austria, and Switzerland with Michael Effing, the CEO of AMAC. Finnester develops high-quality coatings and gelcoat for surface spread as well as flame and thermal insulation of composite solutions in different fields of industries.
28th Sep 2020
Bostik, the adhesive solutions segment of Arkema, has announced the start-up of a new world-scale industrial adhesives plant in Nara, Japan, within the Bostik-Nitta JV. Those new capacities will enable Bostik to serve its Japanese customers in the continuously growing markets of diapers, hygiene, packaging, labelling, transportation and electronics.
11th Sep 2020
Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, has successfully launched commercial production at its newest, world-class polypropylene (PP) production line located in La Porte, Texas. The new line further strengthens Braskem's position as North America's premier polypropylene producer.
10th Sep 2020
Scott Bader and Structural Science Composites (SSC) have entered into a five-year partnership under which Structural Science Composites will be able to grow its business with a long-term consistent supply of high-performance material - Crestapol urethane acrylate resin - from Scott Bader. The material is used for producing composite covers and frames.
31st Aug 2020
American Elite Molding, America's leading manufacturer of cable ties, has established a new company to address the need for US-manufactured materials for personal protective equipment. The new company will begin production of melt blown polypropylene, the critical filter medium used in medical grade face masks and gowns, in early September 2020.
19th Aug 2020
Royal DSM, a science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has developed a new glass-filled polypropylene (PP) pellet material, especially for 3D printing, enabling easy and consistent production of structural and demanding applications using fused granulate fabrication technology. PP is the second most frequently used polymer...
17th Aug 2020
Suzano's Eucafluff, made from eucalyptus trees planted on sustainably managed farms, has found place in the list of raw materials authorised to be used in disposable personal care products certified by the EU Ecolabel seal. The recognition is granted by European authorities to producers of finished goods that comply with high environmental standards.
11th Aug 2020
Scott Bader has become one of 14 partners in the CHAMPION project - a research and innovation initiative focused on replacing conventional polymers with novel bio-based polymers for coatings, textiles, home care and structural adhesive applications. The project has been awarded Horizon 2020 BBI JU funding. Fourteen partners are from six European...
11th Aug 2020
Teijin Carbon Europe, the Teijin Group's carbon fibre business in Europe, is strengthening partnership with the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol, UK with a view to support next generation aerospace manufacturing projects. It has upgraded to Tier 2 membership of NCC. Teijin will support NCC to advance its materials and manufacturing...